St. Pete/Clearwater Travel Updates

The Latest Information from Visit St. Pete/Clearwater during COVID-19

All of us at Visit St. Pete/Clearwater are proud to call this beautiful place home. Like you, we love and appreciate its beautiful beaches, world-class museums, family attractions and vibrant culinary and beer culture. 

We can't wait to welcome you back to explore and enjoy St. Pete/Clearwater when you feel the time is right. We ask that our visitors and locals alike follow established health and safety recommendations by practicing physical distancing and observing other CDC recommendations.

Frenchy's Restaurant on Clearwater Beach

COVID-19 Related Updates: What's Open and What's Not

Florida's reopening plan is underway. Learn about what's open in St. Pete/Clearwater, along with any restrictions. This information is updated frequently and will help keep you in-the-know.

Reopening Info Here
warm Gulf waters in St. Pete/Clearwater

Tips for Visiting Responsibly

The beaches are open! When you're ready to swap your PJs or yoga wear for a swimsuit, there are a few things to keep in mind to be sure you (and others) are safe when you "beach it."

Beach Responsibly

Keeping You Safe While Visiting St. Pete/Clearwater

The sun is shining, St. Pete/Clearwater's beautiful beaches are open and our businesses are welcoming visitors again. From new check-in procedures to super-thorough sanitation protocols, St. Pete/Clearwater's hotels, resorts and attractions have been prioritizing your safety and comfort!

Stay Informed

Brighter Days Ahead Sweepstakes

Do you want to be our Grand Prize winner? Enter for your chance to win an epic 4-night stay in St. Pete/Clearwater. See you soon!

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view of the boardwalk at Boca Ciega Millennium Park

Great Ways to Get Outdoors Right Now!

Domestic doldrums? House-bound? Sunshine-seeking? We totally get it. When you need some room to roam, check out our list of amazing outdoor places and activities that will have you feeling right as rain in no time.


Got Cabin Fever? We Have the Cure

If being home-bound has you going a bit stir-crazy, listen to the peaceful sounds of America's Best Beaches!

Start Listening!

Is Zoom Your Constant Companion? Download Our Beachy Backgrounds to Make Things More Fun!

Physical distancing times are tough and people are zooming from all corners of their homes (some of them not-so-tidy). Don't let your friends and colleagues judge what's going on in the background of your zoom calls. Throw on a beachy top and get the virtual party going with a custom St. Pete/Clearwater Zoom background. 

  1. Download one of our beautiful beach photos
  2. Have Zoom walk you through how to enable your background
  3. Start that virtual party!
Virtual Meetings Start Here

Explore St. Pete/Clearwater Through Virtual Experiences

We know the time isn't right for an in-person visit, but meanwhile, we have some fab VR experiences that will help you visit virtually, and inspire you for future getaways.

Visit Virtually

Takeout and Delivery Options

Everyone needs to eat - and local restaurants need your business now more than ever. Want to order a delicious meal? Find a list of local restaurants offering curbside pickup, takeout and delivery here. 

Order Up!

Buy Gift Cards from These Local Businesses

Another helpful action is purchasing gift cards online from local restaurants and other businesses. You can keep the cards for yourself to use at a later date or share with family and friends. It's time to support the wonderful local businesses that make our community so unique!

Buy Gift Cards
shopping at Saturday Morning Market in St. Pete

Shopping from a Social Distance

Support the local community without even leaving your home! Check out our list for some of the favorite local stores and markets that are open online selling unique goods, fresh produce, pet supplies, cleaning supplies and more!

Start Shopping
sunset over the Gulf in St. Pete/Clearwater

Good Deeds for Brighter Days

Our St. Pete/Clearwater community is coming together in the wake of COVID-19. See some of the many businesses rising to the occasion to show us all that there will be brighter days ahead.

Businesses Spreading Joy
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Netflix and Chill...St. Pete/Clearwater Style

It’s binge time! Check out our list of movies that feature (or cameo) many of our beautiful communities in St. Pete/Clearwater.

Start Watching
Louis Armstrong mural in St. Pete

Your Brighter Days Ahead Spotify Playlist

Check out our Spotify playlist - inspired by sunny vibes and peaceful sunsets in St. Pete/Clearwater to help soothe the soul and keep our spirits up!

Tune In!

Travel Inspiration: It's Time to Dream About a Future Visit

Soft, white sands and jewel-colored waters. Sunny skies and sea breezes. Family discoveries and fun times together. Mind-opening museum exhibits. Exciting nightlife and live music. An amazing local food and beer scene. These are all the wonderful things to dream about and plan for when it's time to start traveling to again. We can't wait to welcome you back to St. Pete/Clearwater!

Here are some ways to start dreaming about your next trip to St. Pete/Clearwater:

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